Obituaries

  Wallace Jennings, 81, of Protem, died May 11, 2024, at his home. He was born Feb. 22, 1943, in Protem to Ora and Myrtle (Young) Jennings. Wallace attended the old school in Protem until the Mark Twain School was finished, then went on to graduate from Forsyth High School in 1961. Wallace married...
  Funeral services for Donna Jean Cook, 91, of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, were held May 8, 2024, at Carter Funeral Home in Thayer. Interment was at Field Creek Cemetery in Mammoth Springs. Mrs. Cook has family in Ozark County.  She died May 6, at Ashflat, Arkansas.  She was born on Sept. 17, 1932,...
Graveside services for Doyle Kelley, 87, of Ava, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2024, in the Ava Cemetery with Pastor Oren Alcorn officiating. Visitation for Doyle will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2024, in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava.  He died May 8, with his family by...
  Charles Leon Souder Jr., 50, of Almartha, died May 6, 2024, at Baxter Health in Mountain Home, Arkansas, surrounded by family and friends.  Leon was born June 11, 1973, in Mountain Home to Charles and Connie (Stewart) Souder. Leon was a Christian and was saved and baptized in Cow Skin Creek by...
  James “Jim” LeRoy Green, 77, of Hardenville, died in his home on May 1, 2024. Burial will be private.  He was born on June 19, 1946, in Gainesville, to Roy and Wilma (Atkinson) Green. Jim married Wilma Young on Feb. 23, 1966, in Yellville, Arkansas. Jim loved to hunt, fish, spend time with his...
  Betty Louise Roberson, 93, most recently of Theodosia, died Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at the Passion and Purpose Homecare Assisted Living for Our Seniors in Murray, Kentucky. There will be no public service or visitation held at this time. Betty was born on Sept. 23, 1930, in Dietrich, Illinois, to...
Graveside services for Brian O’Neal Richardson, 50, of Pottersville, were held May 8, 2024, at Oak Mound Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mr. Richardson died at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 4, in Ozark County. He was born Feb. 24, 1974, in Canton, Illinois, to William...
  Patsy Kay Norton Whisnant, 77, of Gainesville, died Wednesday, April 24, 2024, in Ozark. No services are planned at this time. She was born Jan. 6, 1947, in Artesia, California, the only daughter of Ozark County natives Marvin and Lillian Faye Cockrum Norton, who also had three sons. Her family...
  William “Bill” Edward Stratton, 86, of Caulfield, died peacefully after a long battle with cancer on April 27, 2024, at his home in Caulfield.   Bill, as he was affectionately known, was born on March 13, 1938, in Marion, Indiana. He was one of 11 children.  Bill and his wife Rebecca (Pratt) were...
  Graveside funeral services for James ‘Jimmy’ Eugene Simpson, 91, of Gainesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2024, at the Howards Ridge Cemetery with Jimmy’s nephew Bryan Carter officiating. He died May 4, 2024, at Gainesville Healthcare Center in Gainesville. He was born July 2, 1932...

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